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  • Northzone News
  • 09 October 2015
  • 2 min read

UNICEF Water for Syria

Northzone is proud to support UNICEF Norway’s initiative “Næringslivet for vann til Syria” (Businesses for water to Syria).

The ongoing situation in Syria represents one of the largest humanitarian and protection crises in the world. Water shortage is a critical issue. UNICEF focusing on life saving water trucking operations and development of alternative water sources to ensure sustainable access for 3.5 million people.

Northzone General Partner and Founder Tellef Thorleifsson comments “You can’t fail to be touched by the tragic situation in Syria. There is a desperate need for help, and UNICEF are working tirelessly to save lives in the region. The team at Northzone are proud to support this fantastic project along with the Norwegian business community. Together we can make a difference and I encourage others to join us.”

Norwegian businesses that want to sign up to this initiative can do so here.